EH3 matrix mineralogy with major and trace element composition compared to chondrules

S. W. Lehner, W. F. McDonough and P. Németh Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Article first published online: 18 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/maps.12391 LINK

Shock metamorphism and impact melting in small impact craters on Earth: Evidence from Kamil crater, Egypt

Agnese Fazio, Luigi Folco, Massimo D’Orazio, Maria Luce Frezzotti and Carole Cordier Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Article first published online: 18 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/maps.12385 LINK

Episodic warming of early Mars by punctuated volcanism

Itay Halevy, James W. Head III Nature Geoscience (2014) doi:10.1038/ngeo2293 published online 17 November 2014 LINK

Can We Distinguish Between Shock-Darkened and Space-Weathered Asteroids?

Kohout, Tomas; Penttila, Antti; Gritsevich, Maria; Britt, Daniel; Reddy, Vishnu; Mann, Paul; Haloda, Jakub; Halodova, Patricie; Grokhovsky, Viktor; Yakovlev, Grigoriy; Cuda, Jan; Filip, Jan; Muinonen, Karri; Zboril, Radek American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #46, #506.02…

The ATLAS OF METEORITES is finally available as hardback book

LINK Atlas of Meteorites Authors: Monica Grady, The Open University and The National History Museum, UK Giovanni Pratesi, Museo di Storia Naturale, Università di Firenze Vanni Moggi Cecchi, Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Provincia di Prato…

HL Tau’s protoplanetary disk

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Meteor northeast of Grenaa, Jutland, Denmark, 4 November, 20:17 UTC

Seen from Oslo in southern direction. The bolide was also recorded for 2 seconds by Jesper Green from Silkeborg in Denmark* and the bearing reveals that the meteor coming from an eastsoutheasterly direction ended its…

A collisional origin to earth’s non-chondritic composition?

Amy Bonsor, Zoë M. Leinhardt, Philip J. Carter, Tim Elliott, Michael J. Walter, Sarah T. Stewart Icarus, DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.10.019available online 23 October 2014 LINK

Chondrule destruction in nebular shocks

Emmanuel Jacquet, Christopher Thompson The Astrophysical Journal arXiv:1410.6015 (Submitted on 22 Oct 2014) LINK (abstract) PDF LINK

Linear spectropolarimetry: a new diagnostic tool for the classification and characterization of asteroids

Bagnulo S, Cellino A,Sterzik MF (2014) Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society MNRAS (January 01, 2015) 446 (1): L11-L15. doi: first published online October 22, 2014 LINK

Geomagnetic field effects of the Chelyabinsk meteoroid

Geomagnetic field effects of the Chelyabinsk meteoroid Chernogor, L. F. Geomagnetism and Aeronomy, Volume 54, Issue 5, pp.613-624 (22 September 2014) 10.1134/S001679321405003X (Original Russian Text © L.F. Chernogor, 2014, published in Geomagnetizm i Aeronomiya, 2014,…

Si-bearing metal and niningerite in Almahata Sitta fine-grained ureilites and insights into the diversity of metal on the ureilite parent body

Si-bearing metal and niningerite in Almahata Sitta fine-grained ureilites and insights into the diversity of metal on the ureilite parent body Marian Horstmann, Munir Humayun, Mario Fischer-Gödde, Addi Bischoff and Mona Weyrauch Meteoritics & Planetary…

Atmospheric mass loss during planet formation: The importance of planetesimal impacts

Hilke E. Schlichting, Re’em Sari, Almog Yalin Icarus DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.09.053 LINK

Aqueous Alteration on Asteroids: Linking the Mineralogy and Spectroscopy of CM and CI Chondrites

M.M. McAdam, J.M. Sunshine, K.T. Howard, T.M. McCoy Icarus DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.09.041 LINK Abstract CM/CI meteorites range in degree of aqueous alteration suggesting differences in initially accreted materials including water ice and possible spatial heterogeneities within…

Where Did the Ureilite Parent Body Accrete? Constraints from Chemical and Isotopic Compositions

Cyrena Goodrich, David P. O’Brien Abstract: Almahata Sitta and other polymict ureilites contain a remarkable diversity of materials, including EH, EL, OC, R- and CB chondrites, in addition to the dominant ureilitic material [1]. These…

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